Find out more about the greatest Australian Novelists, including P. L. Travers, Clive James, Gregory David Roberts, Markus Zusak and Matthew Reilly.
P L TraversP. L. Travers
09 August 1899
Writer & Journalist
Patrick WhitePatrick White
28 May 1912
Australian Writer

Catherine Helen Spence Catherine Helen Spence
31 October 1825
Author, Journalist & Politician

Ben EltonBen Elton
03 May 1959
Actor, Comedian, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter,

Clive JamesClive James
07 October 1939
Writer, Broadcaster, Literary critic

James ClavellJames Clavell
10 October 1921
Novelist
Gregory David RobertsGregory David Roberts
21 June 1952
writer, novelist

Markus ZusakMarkus Zusak
23 June 1975
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer

Tim WintonTim Winton
04 August 1960
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Children's writer

Colleen McCulloughColleen McCullough
01 June 1937
Novelist, Writer, Neurologist, Biographer, Science
Matthew ReillyMatthew Reilly
02 July 1974
Writer, Poet lawyer

Thomas KeneallyThomas Keneally
07 October 1935
Writer, Playwright, Novelist, Actor, Author
Garth NixGarth Nix
19 July 1963
Writer, Children's writer, Author, Novelist,

Kerry GreenwoodKerry Greenwood
17 June 1954
Novelist, Playwright, Writer, Poet lawyer, Science

Richard FlanaganRichard Flanagan
1961 AD
writer, journalist, film director, novelist
Kathy LetteKathy Lette
11 November 1958
Novelist

Shaun TanShaun Tan
1974 AD
writer, children's writer, draughtsperson,
Trudi CanavanTrudi Canavan
23 October 1969
Graphic designer, Writer, Novelist, Science

Michel FaberMichel Faber
13 April 1960
Writer, Novelist, Journalist, Science fiction

David MaloufDavid Malouf
20 March 1934
Writer, Novelist, Poet, Librettist, Playwright
Helen GarnerHelen Garner
07 November 1942
Journalist, Novelist, Screenwriter

Jennifer RoweJennifer Rowe
02 April 1948
Writer, Novelist, Children's writer
Michael RobothamMichael Robotham
09 November 1960
writer, novelist, journalist

Morris WestMorris West
26 April 1916
Writer

Max BarryMax Barry
18 March 1973
Writer, Novelist, Author, Film producer, Science

John FlanaganJohn Flanagan
22 May 1944
writer, novelist, screenwriter
Peter CareyPeter Carey
07 May 1943
writer, novelist, screenwriter, university
Paul JenningsPaul Jennings
30 April 1943
writer, children's writer, novelist, screenwriter

John MarsdenJohn Marsden
27 September 1950
writer, novelist, science fiction writer,

Christina Ellen SteadChristina Ellen Stead
17 July 1902